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Best health and fitness gifts of 2017

Activity trackers. Pain relief. And, what's that, a motorized dental flosser? Here's a carefully curated collection of high-tech health and fitness gifts.

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Amazon Black Friday deals: The best tech at killer prices

Amazon is ground zero for Black Friday deals, and we've carefully curated a selection of the best.

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Black Friday Amazon deals: Price drops for Echos, Kindles and Fire tablets

If it's an Amazon-branded product, it's been generously marked down during the Black Friday sprint.

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Rylo is a 360-degree video camera that magically follows the action

Rylo delivers killer image stabilization, target locking, and the ability to define multiple viewing perspectives directly in its iOS app.

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Ring Video Doorbell 2 review: Better features, new frustrations

Despite a frustrating install, Ring Video Doorbell 2 is still a welcome, improved version of the original doorbell-slash-security camera.

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Ring Video Doorbell 2 updates Ring's original smart, wireless doorbell

For $199, Ring Video Doorbell 2 upgrades video quality to 1080P, improves night vision, and includes a removable battery and faceplate options.

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The ShapeScale 3D body scanner shows exactly where you're gaining and losing weight

ShapeScale creates a photorealistic avatar of your body down to a millimeter of accuracy, providing a wealth of information for body builders, fitness freaks, and people who just want to lose weight.

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Fender's Tone app replaces all your guitar's stomp boxes and pedals

Connect the Tone app to one of three Mustang GT digital guitar amps, and you'll have 1,000-plus effects at your fingertips.

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The Pico Model C is the beer-brewing appliance for price-conscious beginners

At just $279 for early Kickstarter backers, the Model C is practically an impulse buy. This Picobrew machine also makes sanitization even easier, and is supported by iOS and Android apps.

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The Ring Floodlight Cam uses Wi-Fi video recording and a 100dB siren to thwart crooks

For $249, the Ring Floodlight Cam may be Ring's most bad guy-unfriendly smart camera yet.

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The LG Levitating Portable Speaker plans to go airborne at CES

Now here's a product that does what it says it will do. It levitates. Apparently with aplomb.

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The most interesting thing about Philips' new health gadgets is their FDA status

Philips' new health watch, body analysis scale, blood pressure monitors, and thermometer scream "medical device" in both form and function.

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Imagining Apple Car: How hardcore car enthusiasts see Apple's rumored automobile

Motor Trend just doodled on the proverbial cocktail napkin, and its Apple Car vision is simultaneously sublime and disturbing.

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Why Appleā€™s quiet iPhone and iPad reveals are bigger deals than you think

They might lack sizzle, but the new iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro fill important market niches.

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Ring Video Doorbell now has a 'Pro' version with improved camera and motion detection

Ring Video Doorbell Pro increases video quality to 1080p, supports 5GHz Wi-Fi, and let's you fine-tune security zones. The design is slimmer, but you better be ready for hard-wiring.